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costello covering in washington tonight. hey, tom, good evening. >> hi, brian. malaysia airlines is telling the family members of the missing to leave hotels and return home to await more news about the fate of their loved ones. the five-page report provide as timeline of events and raises new questions about what took so long to launch a search for the plane after it was reported missing. >> 370, thank you. >> for the first time we're hearing the voice from the cockpit as 370 communicated with malaysia communique tors. family members heard the recordings, we don't know which captain or first officer it is, but all of the conversations appear routine. the last transmission at 1:19 a.m. is believed to be from captain shaw. >> reporter: at 1:21 a.m. the plane disappeared from radar but not until 1:38 a.m. did vietnamese controllers tell malaysia the plane was missing and then another four hours before the malaysian search and rescue was activated. far too long say some who insist searches would have been launched sooner in the u.s. >> when you dissect that four-hour delay that could be the di
more tonight, of course, on your late local news. >>> other news, the search for the missing malaysia airlines 777 could be a long face. underwater as the air cop ration, the part of this that was looking for wreckage on the surface of the water now comes to an end over seven weeks after the aircraft disappeared. nbc's katy tur remains at search headquarters in perth, australia, good evening. >> reporter: it's not the news they wanted to come out of here announcing another phase of the investigation. they are suspending the aerial search and widening out the underwater search since the current location offered no clues. in addition to bluefin 21, they will seek help from commercial specialized contractors with sophisticated technology, like the u.s. navy orion which is a towed submersible that can go deeper and send back data realtime. the new search zone is ten of thousands of square miles, roughly the size of indiana. they say it will take eight months to search if all goes well and cost upwards of $50 million. meanwhile, families just as frustrated as ever and once again, they are
obama ending his visit to malaysia today claims russia hasn't lifted a finger to prevent a war in ukraine. >> in fact, there is strong evidence that they've been encouraging the kinds of activities that have been taking place in eastern southern ukraine. >> reporter: a standoff that has paralyzed the region and has the world on edge. jim maceda, nbc news, donetsk. >>> off the coast of south korea, strong waves and fast currents hampered the recovery effort for a second day at the site of that ferry disaster with 115 people still missing. meanwhile, south korea's prime minister, the number two government official resigned today and apologized to the south korean people. the president accepted his resignation, but asked him to stay on until the rescue is completed. >>> more than three-quarters of a million people witnessed history being made at the vatican today as two of the most influential popes of the 20th century were proclaimed saints by pope friend sis. nbc's anne thompson is there for us. >> reporter: good evening, lester. today's focus was on the two new saints be. the u
no signs of reigning in the militants, today, president obama on a state visit to malaysia and other g7 leaders say they will impose more sanctions on russia individuals and businesses but not yet president vladimir putin saying russia has only escalated tensions. but as more u.s. troops landed today and a show of force in the neighboring boll -- boltics, it was unclear in ukraine. >>> for more on the crisis in ukraine, and how the obama administration is responding, we turn to our chief white house correspondent chuck todd traveling with the president in malaysia and david gregory with "meet the press." chuck, starting with you, with regard to whether ukraine is overshadowing the president's trip in any way. >> well, it definitely is overshadowing the trip. it's a frustrated white house on many levels. number one, they are frustrated they can't get the european leaders to unite on something tougher against vladimir putin. they are frustrated this trip is getting overshadowed because they think they are accomplishing something here in asia and very frustrated with the press, as always,
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